World Bulletin / News Desk
Syria's Information Ministry said on Friday that comments by Russia's ambassador to France that President Bashar al-Assad has accepted leaving power in an orderly way were "completely devoid of truth".
The ministry statement, flashed on state television, came in response to remarks by Moscow's envoy to Paris who said that by accepting a recent international declaration which foresaw a transition towards a more democratic Syria, Assad had "accepted to leave, but in an orderly way".
Presidential aide says Putin's claim doesn't represent reality
Such denial after Russia's defence ministry claimed it was considering proposals from the US to coordinate operations against ISIL
US-backed fighters claim air strikes carried out by Russian warplanes destroyed main warehouses used by brigades
Iraq is keen on Russia having bigger role than Americans in 'anti-terrorist campaign'
Despite ISIL bombings Yemeni government set to stay in country's second largest city
Ahmet Davutoglu says Russian air operations have targeted ISIL only twice while hitting moderate groups 55 times
Relatives of Sunni tribesman, who have been battling ISIL alongside Iraqi security forces, were allegedly executed by ISIL
Iran has opened a whole new door to consumerism with a Saudi investor helping the republic to rejoin the global economy building one of the biggest malls in the Middle East.
Country's defense ministry says it would discuss joining anti-ISIL air strikes in Iraq
Wave of overnight Russian air strikes has been coordinated with ground assault by Syrian government forces on at least four insurgent positions in western Syria
ISIL claims responsibility for attack in statement shared on Twitter
Amnesty's latest report 'uncovers yet more evidence of unlawful airstrikes carried out by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition, some of which amount to war crimes'
Nearly 2,500 Palestinian pilgrims expected to cross terminal during two-day period
Extremist group takes responsibility for Monday’s deadly car-bombing that left at least 10 dead in Iraq's Basra province
Opposition groups call Russian intervention in Syria tantamount to ‘occupation’ of country
Russian warplanes have bombed targets in and around the Syrian city of Palmyra in Moscow's first strikes against the ISIL group-controlled area